Updated February 11, 2019: New entries added

Nothing screams 'video games' at you like a good shooter. In whatever form it takes, blasting virtual stuff to smithereens is a perennial favourite.

That's as true on mobile as it is on any other platform. And what a gloriously varied bunch of shooters we have to choose from. We've got first person shooters, third person shooters, bullet hell shmups, twin-stick shooters, and tank simulators.

There are even sub-genres within those staples. Who saw the emergence of the Battle Royale coming five years ago?

As a result, it's been surprisingly difficult to pick out just 25 top shooters for Android. But here they are.